The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 804 867 910
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 59 68 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.068% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.071% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 36
Median salary £44,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +26.47%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +73 25 £44,000 -23.47% 1
London +21 19 £45,000 -30.76% 1
West Midlands +10 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West -16 3 £20,000 -66.66% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Security Operations Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 125 (88.03%) Security Operations
2 80 (56.34%) Firewall
3 65 (45.77%) SIEM
4 58 (40.85%) CISSP
5 45 (31.69%) Information Security
6 42 (29.58%) Security Operations Centre
7 37 (26.06%) Windows
8 33 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
9 31 (21.83%) ArcSight
9 31 (21.83%) Network Security
10 29 (20.42%) Cisco
10 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
11 26 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (18.31%) PCI DSS
11 26 (18.31%) Incident Management
11 26 (18.31%) CEH
12 25 (17.61%) Splunk
13 24 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 24 (16.90%) Problem Management
14 22 (15.49%) Qualys
15 21 (14.79%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (14.08%) CCNA
16 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
17 19 (13.38%) CCNP
17 19 (13.38%) Change Management
18 18 (12.68%) CheckPoint
18 18 (12.68%) Symantec
18 18 (12.68%) Linux
19 17 (11.97%) SSCP
19 17 (11.97%) CISM

Security Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (56.34%) Firewall
2 31 (21.83%) Network Security
3 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.86%) WAN
5 12 (8.45%) LAN
6 10 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (6.34%) SAN
7 9 (6.34%) VLAN
7 9 (6.34%) VPN
8 8 (5.63%) Internet
8 8 (5.63%) MPLS
8 8 (5.63%) SSL
8 8 (5.63%) WLAN
9 4 (2.82%) NAS
9 4 (2.82%) VoIP
9 4 (2.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) Big Data
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.41%) DB2
3 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Law
4 4 (2.82%) Back Office
4 4 (2.82%) Games
4 4 (2.82%) Online Betting
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.58%) Security Operations Centre
2 29 (20.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.04%) PKI
4 8 (5.63%) Online Banking
4 8 (5.63%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.82%) Shadow IT
6 4 (2.82%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.06%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Linux
3 15 (10.56%) Unix
4 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (88.03%) Security Operations
2 65 (45.77%) SIEM
3 45 (31.69%) Information Security
4 33 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (18.31%) Incident Management
6 24 (16.90%) Problem Management
7 21 (14.79%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (13.38%) Change Management
9 15 (10.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (9.86%) Malware Analysis
10 14 (9.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.45%) Digital Forensics
13 11 (7.75%) ITIL
13 11 (7.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (7.04%) Dashboard Development
14 10 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (6.34%) Data Protection
15 9 (6.34%) Security Management
16 8 (5.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.75%) Python
2 11 (7.75%) SQL
3 4 (2.82%) C
4 3 (2.11%) C++
4 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (40.85%) CISSP
2 26 (18.31%) CEH
2 26 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (14.08%) CCNA
4 19 (13.38%) CCNP
5 17 (11.97%) CISM
5 17 (11.97%) SSCP
6 16 (11.27%) MCSE
6 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (9.86%) CISMP
8 13 (9.15%) CCSA
9 11 (7.75%) SANS
10 10 (7.04%) GCIH
10 10 (7.04%) GIAC
11 8 (5.63%) CISA
11 8 (5.63%) GCIA
12 6 (4.23%) CCSP
13 5 (3.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (3.52%) IISP
14 4 (2.82%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.31%) PCI DSS
2 24 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Nessus
2 6 (4.23%) QRadar
3 3 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) ArcSight
2 29 (20.42%) Cisco
3 25 (17.61%) Splunk
4 22 (15.49%) Qualys
5 18 (12.68%) CheckPoint
5 18 (12.68%) Symantec
6 14 (9.86%) HP
6 14 (9.86%) LogRhythm
7 13 (9.15%) VMware
8 8 (5.63%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.63%) Riverbed
9 7 (4.93%) ProCurve
9 7 (4.93%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.23%) FireEye
10 6 (4.23%) IBM
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.82%) Meraki
12 3 (2.11%) LogLogic
12 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.41%) Forcepoint
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